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Made.com TalentLAB hosted by It's Nice That - Part of the Process

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Made.com TalentLAB hosted by It's Nice That - Part of the Process

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Sep 19 2018 18:30 - 21:30
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It’s Nice That and Made.com’s TalentLAB explore how consumers are increasingly becoming a part of the product

In an age of increasing changes in, well, pretty much everything, it stands to reason that the way we think about, and use, the products that are part of everyday life is changing too. From books that make use of emerging VR technologies, to designers who juxtapose furniture and the human body, we’re seeing a blurring of the boundaries between who makes something, and who uses it.

To explore how we begin mapping this new territory, It’s Nice That are hosting an early-evening discussion with MADE.com titled Part of the Process, which will focus on the progressively more collaborative relationship between designers and the audiences.

The event in Shoreditch, During London Design Festival, will feature a panel of leading creatives and experts on the subject — and It's Nice That's news editor Josh Baines on moderator duties. On the night, he will be joined by MADE.com’s chief creative officer Jo Jackson, Visual Editions’ co-founders Anna Gerber and Britt Iversen, the fantastically inventive product designer Guan Xiang, and the bill is rounded off with Hato’s very own Ken Kirton.

Jo Jackson is MADE.com’s chief creative officer, she has over a decade of experience in marketing and branding. The co-founder of award-winning design boutique and fashion label Beyond the Valley, Jo also spent nearly three years as managing director at Protein, where she was responsible for projects with clients like Nike, Microsoft, and Converse. At MADE she oversees everything from brand strategy and advertising through to building innovation within retail, social and advocacy campaigns. She’s also a massive advocate for the TalentLAB initiative.

Ken Kirton is the co-founder of a practice that incorporates everything from exhibition to interactive resources via branding and art direction, London-based studio Hato are always worth keeping an eye on. You only have to look at the identity they crafted for the 2018 D&AD Festival to see just how the team bring their audience directly into the design process. By creating, and providing an app, members of the public were able design 3D shapes, and these crowd-sourced creations were then used as part of a process that displayed a keen interest in co-creation, connection, and play.

Anna and Britt founded Visual Editions back in 2010, and for the best part of a decade the pair have been committed to agile problem solving and mastering the art of storytelling. Knocking down the barriers between creators and audiences is an essential part of the Visual Editions practice, and nothing displays that better than Breathe, a fully-interactive experimental digital book written by author Kate Pullinger. With _Breathe_, the reader is an essential component of the reading experience, and each reading is fully unique, resulting in a radical reimagining of what books are, and how stories can be told.

Central Saint Martins’ graduate Guan Xiang has marked out a space in which the relationship between human beings and the objects they encounter day in, day out comes under constant questioning. He creates furniture which forces the viewer to think: What if you had a symbiotic relationship to daily objects? If this symbiosis existed would we find more meaning and possibilities in everyday objects? In Guan’s world, chairs and humans become one.

Made.com TalentLAB hosted by It's Nice That

Timings for the evening: doors open at 6.30pm and the talks will begin at 7.15pm. Drinks will be kindly provided by  Portobello Road Gin and Redchurch Brewery and there will be time to browse the TalentLAB collection before and after the talks.

Terms and conditions: The programme may be subject to slight changes due to unforeseen speaker cancellations or illness. We will endeavour to find appropriate replacements. This is an 18+ event; please bring ID with you to the venue.

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It’s Nice That believes passionately that creative inspiration is for everyone and by championing the most exciting and engaging work online, in print and through our events programme, we want to open up this world to the widest possible audience.

Venue

5 Singer St, London EC2A 4AP, UK 5 Singer St, London EC2A 4AP, UK, Singer Street 5, EC2A 4AP London

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